Travel Diary: Pacific Coast Highway - California

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I'm going to start off by saying that this was one of the best trips my husband and I have ever taken together. 

And while it consisted of a lot of research and planning, it was well worth it! We had such a great experience and been looking forward to this trip for awhile. 

Two years ago, Wes and I wrote a list of all the places we want to travel to together - then prioritized.

California was second on our list (only behind Scotland).

I've been obsessed with California since my first trip at age 5 and traveled all over the state with family and friends. The food, the laid-back culture, the beautiful weather - I mean, it's all pretty fantastic.

Wes had never been to California, so I was excited to show him some of my favorite places in the world. (I'm looking at you, Carmel - by - the Sea).

When we researched where in California we wanted to explore, we read a lot of blogs about the scenic drive along the Pacific Coast Highway. 

So that's exactly what we did. 

Our trip began in San Francisco, then for 10 days, we made a few stops along the way - ending our trip in San Diego. 

We have A LOT of tips and tricks for the Pacific Coast Highway, but for now: here is a gallery of the highlights. Enjoy!

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San Francisco

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Muir Woods

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Route 1

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Camel-by-the-Sea

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Big Sur

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Santa Barbara

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Los Angeles

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Disneyland

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San Diego

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